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Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage

Executive Summary

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, retails natural and organic groceries, and dietary supplements in the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with proven track record.


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Share Price & News

How has Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: NGVC's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.1%

NGVC

-0.9%

US Consumer Retailing

-0.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

44.4%

NGVC

16.2%

US Consumer Retailing

18.0%

US Market

Return vs Industry: NGVC exceeded the US Consumer Retailing industry which returned 16.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: NGVC exceeded the US Market which returned 17.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

NGVCIndustryMarket
7 Day1.1%-0.9%-0.8%
30 Day31.3%5.2%6.8%
90 Day-18.2%8.8%8.9%
1 Year48.4%44.4%18.1%16.2%20.7%18.0%
3 Year164.9%157.8%65.1%55.9%41.5%32.1%
5 Year-46.6%-48.0%98.5%78.5%84.6%63.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: NGVC ($12.45) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($122.57)

Significantly Below Fair Value: NGVC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: NGVC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (15.9x) compared to the US Consumer Retailing industry average (15.6x).

PE vs Market: NGVC is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.9x) compared to the US market (18.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate NGVC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: NGVC's PB Ratio (1.6x) is in line with the US Consumer Retailing industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

4.0%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if NGVC's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if NGVC's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the US market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: NGVC's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10% per year).

High Growth Revenue: NGVC's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if NGVC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage performed over the past 5 years?

-4.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: NGVC has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: NGVC's current net profit margins (1.8%) are higher than last year (1.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: NGVC's earnings have declined by 4.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: NGVC's earnings growth over the past year (74.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (-4.2% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: NGVC earnings growth over the past year (74.1%) exceeded the Consumer Retailing industry 46.1%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: NGVC's Return on Equity (10.3%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: NGVC's short term assets ($136.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($128.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: NGVC's short term assets ($136.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($376.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: NGVC is debt free.

Reducing Debt: NGVC had no debt 5 years ago.

Debt Coverage: NGVC has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: NGVC has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.25%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: NGVC's dividend (2.25%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.65%).

High Dividend: NGVC's dividend (2.25%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.67%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Too early to tell whether NGVC's dividend payments have been stable as they only just started paying a dividend.

Growing Dividend: Too early to tell if NGVC's dividend payments are increasing as they only just started paying a dividend.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (26.8%), NGVC's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

22.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Kemper Isely
Chairman & Co-Presidentno dataUS$620.34k0.48%
$ 1.3m
Zephyr Isely
Co-President & Director22.75yrsUS$581.65k14.05%
$ 39.4m
Todd Dissinger
Chief Financial Officer2.75yrsUS$732.92k0.14%
$ 406.6k
Elizabeth Isely
Executive VP & Director22.75yrsUS$535.99k6.54%
$ 18.3m
Heather Isely
Executive VP22.75yrsUS$539.36k0.46%
$ 1.3m
John Fischer
VP & General Counsel6yrsno datano data
Kevin Miller
Vice President of Marketing4.75yrsno datano data
David Colson
Vice President & Treasurerno datano datano data

22.8yrs

Average Tenure

62yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: NGVC's management team is seasoned and experienced (22.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Kemper Isely
Chairman & Co-Presidentno dataUS$620.34k0.48%
$ 1.3m
Zephyr Isely
Co-President & Director22.75yrsUS$581.65k14.05%
$ 39.4m
Elizabeth Isely
Executive VP & Director22.75yrsUS$535.99k6.54%
$ 18.3m
Heather Isely
Executive VP22.75yrsUS$539.36k0.46%
$ 1.3m
Richard Hallé
Independent Director8yrsUS$104.99k0.17%
$ 472.7k
Edward Cerkovnik
Independent Director7.25yrsUS$109.99k0.16%
$ 440.0k
David Rooney
Independent Director0.17yrno datano data

15.4yrs

Average Tenure

62yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: NGVC's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.4 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc.
  • Ticker: NGVC
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1955
  • Industry: Food Retail
  • Sector: Consumer Retailing
  • Market Cap: US$280.428m
  • Shares outstanding: 22.52m
  • Website: https://www.naturalgrocers.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc.
  • 12612 West Alameda Parkway
  • Lakewood
  • Colorado
  • 80228
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
NGVCNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDJul 2012
N2VDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJul 2012

Biography

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, retails natural and organic groceries, and dietary supplements in the United States. The company’s stores offer natural and organic ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/23 00:50
End of Day Share Price2020/10/22 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/09/30


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.